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Open for business! Get your next takeaway from this burger station - it may be the best you ever had.

The Taste of Sudbury 2020 food and drink festival, set to take place in June, has been cancelled but will return in 2021 the organiser has said.

The annual event will now take place in the autumn.

Bring the fine dining experience into your kitchen with the new service.

Support our local farmers as they work overtime to get essentials into our kitchens.

Here are just some of the places you can eat in Suffolk at the moment - often without leaving your home or car.

How much do you know about the world of food and drink?

Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis paid a visit to the award-winning Duke’s Head in Somerleyton, with an overnight a shepherd’s hut.

A bakery and café chain owner has called for government help after takings plummeted overnight following the prime minister’s advice to avoid “pubs, clubs, theatres and other such social venues”.

Stock up on locally made food, drink and crafts at the event coming to Trinity Park at the end of March.

Combine spring plant and garden furniture shopping with breakfast, lunch or a lovely slice of cake.

The restaurant and bar is serving British classics with a twist – and even has a menu for your dog!

A great annual gathering of Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex food and drink producers has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus crisis after it was postponed to a later date.

Food and drink producers are celebrating after clinching post-Brexit deals as a result of a trade mission to continental Europe.


Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis is creating recipes using storecupboard ingredients and the more unusual items you can find in the supermarkets.

New machinery is set to help a right Royal sausage-maker to find new markets for its products.

A touch of locally-produced truffle oil gives this bowl of comfort food a luxurious finish.

Next year will be a significant one for Gressingham Foods, a duck and niche meat products firm which started life in 1971.

The chef is also making a cracking breakfast using local sausages, bacon and eggs, homemade bread and homemade beans.

The renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School in Ireland is famed around the world for inspiring would-be and established chefs. But for Lucy Davis and Francois Pretorius, the Cork-based institution holds a special place in their hearts for so much more than that – it’s where they fell in love.


Our food and drink editor visited this town centre gastropub a year after it was revamped.

Food reviewer Nicola Warren tries out the Manningtree café during Fairtrade Fortnight.

Our food reviewer Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited The Woolpack pub in Fornham St Martin near Bury St Edmunds for a Saturday lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

Our reviewer tried out the brunch menu at this newly-opened bar and restaurant in Ipswich.

Mark Heath and his wife Liz visited The Guinness Arms in Icklingham for a midweek lunch. Here’s what they made of it...

A brunch bar and multiple vegan cafes have been added to the list of options for foodie fans in Ipswich over the past year – here we take a look at the new establishments you might not have tried yet.

Food and drink editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis visits The Hadleigh Ram to see what it’s like under new management.

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